Category Archives: Securing Liberty

Suppressing “Bad Ideas” is a Toehold of Tyranny

The recent ban by a bookseller of Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos highlights the propensity to try to shut down ideas that one doesn’t understand or those ideas that challenge one’s position. Using any … Continue reading

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A Mirror to Our World

Germany’s premier weekly print magazine is wrapped in a scandal that is set to rock the foundations of trust in the publication. The new fabrication scandal in which reporter Claas Relotius falsified his articles on a grand scale; inventing facts, … Continue reading

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Too Much Patience

The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.  George Washington

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Diesel Bans Based on Limits Within “Natural” Variability

Update 2018-10-24: Marathon Runners cause limits to be exceeded. Details below. For those who don’t know, the EU set ambient NOx level limits to 40 µg per cubic metre. The limit have recently been (ab)used by Lawyers Without Reason (DUH) … Continue reading

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How to Boil a Frog

Pierre Gosselin reports at NoTricksZone on Germany’s War On Diesel Takes A Setback … Environment Ministry Activism Exposed, Absurd Risk Claims Ministry of Environment’s, media’s absurd claims To underscore the risks of diesel fumes and to spread fear of diesel … Continue reading

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Forbidden Speech from Speakers’ Corner

Breitbart published the text of a speech drafted by Martin Sellner, replacing the one that he’d originally planned to deliver at the centre of the Free Speech Universe; Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park, London, England, UK. As Herr Sellner was … Continue reading

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Democracy

Democracy is not how one elects one’s masters; it’s how one selects one’s servants.

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Protectionism isn’t all Beer and Skittles

US President Donald Trump’s political response to the rust belt could do more harm than good to middle America with a virtual tax that will help a diminishing number in the manufacturing sector. A recent Breitbart article about Trump’s tariff … Continue reading

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Troll Bridges

In the realm of free speech; people are free to say anything and accept the consequences. Free speech is an innate right but no right is without a burden of responsibility for actions and consequences of exercising that right. In … Continue reading

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A Tortured Monkey of the Media

John Cadogan has a popular YouTube channel called AutoExpertTV. In his latest contribution, he castigates Volkswagen for being just like Hitler and accuses them of torturing monkeys in gas chambers. While I agree that Volkswagen’s management culture since ca. 1990 … Continue reading

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